Magnify - A Screen Magnifier

by Billy Biggs -

Magnify is a simple but powerful screen magnifier Linux. A good screen magnifier is an essential tool for developing GUI applications or toolkits.



  1. Dual output windows for easy comparisons
  2. Multiple scale factors
  3. Slow-motion mouse tracking for studying small screen areas


Magnify is written in Java using the SWT widget library. Magnify runs without configuration on Debian unstable or Fedora Core 4 using the java-gcj-compat package. GTK+ 2.2.1 or better is required.

Download magnify 0.1 for Linux (609 KB)

Eclipse source project (3 KB)